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Elizabeth R (1971)

Drama 1h 25m
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This historical mini-series documents the reign of Elizabeth I with each episode focusing on one dramatic period in the lengthy reign of the Virgin Queen, including her ascension to the throne, her various marital intrigues, her problems with her cousin Mary, Queen of Scots, and the threatened invasion of the Spanish Armada.

Series Cast

  1. Glenda Jackson as Queen Elizabeth I

    Glenda Jackson

    Queen Elizabeth I

    6 Episodes

  2. Ronald Hines as William Cecil

    Ronald Hines

    William Cecil

    5 Episodes

  3. Vivian Pickles as Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots

    Vivian Pickles

    Mary Stuart, Queen of Scots

    3 Episodes

  4. Angela Thorne as Lettice Knollys

    Angela Thorne

    Lettice Knollys

    3 Episodes

  5. Robert Hardy as Robert Dudley

    Robert Hardy

    Robert Dudley

    3 Episodes

  6. John Shrapnel as Earl of Sussex

    John Shrapnel

    Earl of Sussex

    3 Episodes

  7. Stephen Murray as Walsingham

    Stephen Murray


    3 Episodes

  8. Rachel Kempson as Kat Ashley

    Rachel Kempson

    Kat Ashley

    2 Episodes

  9. Robin Ellis as Robert Devereaux

    Robin Ellis

    Robert Devereaux

    2 Episodes

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Last Season

Season 1 - Elizabeth R

Season 1

1971 | 6 Episodes

Season 1 of Elizabeth R premiered on February 17, 1971.

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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